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Al Nusrah Front forces Western-backed rebel group to flee base in Idlib

The Al Nusrah Front has forced the leader of the Western-backed Syrian Revolutionaries' Front, Jamal Maarouf, to flee his base of operations in Idlib.


New Alignments: The Kurds' Lonely Fight against Islamic State Terror




Waging the Information War on ISIS




ISIS gains halted, but defeat not on horizon




Al Qaeda group seizes bastion of Western-backed rebels in Syria's Idlib region




Syria rebels deploy peacekeepers in Idlib




The Child Soldiers Of Islamic State




Sunni Tribesmen Say ISIS Exacts Brutal Revenge




Iraqi Peshmerga forces have begun to arrive in Kobane to reinforce Syrian Kurds; about 50 free Syrian Fighters have also joined the fight against the Islamic State. Ten of 12 US airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday were dropped near Kobane. Twenty to 30 former Guantanamo Bay detainees are suspected to have joined jihadist groups in Syria, according to Defense and intelligence officials. Ten to 40 civilians died after a regime helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in northern Idlib province. A Syrian regime general states that there is no communication with the US about Western air strikes.




UN envoy proposes 'freeze zones' to ease Syria fighting




Islamic State controls half of Kobane, says rebel leader




For Turkey and US, at odds over Syria, a 60-year alliance shows signs of crumbling




Dane in Lebanon arrested for being alleged IS fighter




Al Qaeda still offering olive branch to renegade ISIL group




Interview with an Islamic State Recruiter: 'Democracy Is For Infidels'




Iraqi Peshmerga arrive in Turkey to head for Syria




Australia trying to confirm death of IS militant Mohammad Ali Baryalei




Indictment on Terrorism Charge Traces Man's Arc From Germany to Syria and Back




150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga departed for Syria (via Turkey) to join the fight in Kobane. The US conducted four airstrikes near Kobane, "destroying a small Islamic State unit and four fighting positions." Turkey has named conditions for assisting the West in the battle for Kobane, insisting on Free Syrian Army leadership instead of "Kurdish 'terrorists.'" Moderate rebels battled the Al Nusrah Front in Idlib province, resulting in the moderates' loss of several villages. Al Nusrah also attacked regime forces in the city of Idlib, seizing a number of government buildings before being driven back. "At least 70" Syrian army soldiers, many senior officers, were reportedly executed before regime forces recaptured the city.




French warplanes bomb Islamic State camp in Iraq

French warplanes hit an Islamic State training facility, recruitment center, and IED factory in Hawijah in Salahaddin province on Oct. 23.